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Light Bar Assembly

Company: Federal Signal Corporation
Location: University Park
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law.

Federal Signal in University Park is a leading manufacturer and supplier of comprehensive systems and products used to protect people and property. Our products and integrated solutions include systems for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, industrial communications, and command and municipal networked security. Specific products include: lightbars and sirens, public warning sirens and public safety software. We manufacture our safety and security systems in the United States, Europe and South Africa.

Federal Signal is currently looking for a Light Bar Assembler. This position performs duties to identify, select, and assemble a large number of Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, and/or Electronic components and assemblies. Performs simple wire and soldering operations using current manufacturing processes. Perform Go/No Go tests on assemblies and light bars. Reworks incorrect or changed light bars and salvages material from damaged or returned products. Performs data entry for requisitions, bin transfers, and scrap tickets. Opens/closes service orders and production orders. Reads and understands the manufacturing calendar.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Works from blue prints, schedules, shop orders, spec sheets, process instructions and test written, verbal or on PC/CRT instructions.
* Reviews production schedules for specific periods and arranges for parts, materials, supplies tooling, gauges and other equipment to meet production requirements.
* Requisitions and stores materials.
* Passes KanBan cards to producing departments per defined guidelines.
* Accumulates and moves items between storage areas and the work cell.
* Fills out and submits requisitions, move tickets, finished goods tickets, scrap tickets.
* Record and/or calls attention to shortages, defective/damaged materials.
* Sets up work cell equipment.
* Makes necessary adjustments of tools, gauges, and equipment. Makes operational checks as required.
* Monitors work visually to maintain quality standards and notifies supervisor, QA, engineering of defects and/or operating difficulties.
* Uses hand and power tools, pallet jacks, hand trucks, fixed gauges, jigs, meters, soldering irons, CRT/PC, bar code readers, gang microchip programmer, riveters, presses, terminating/crimping machines.
* Performs preventative maintenance (cleaning, oiling, inspecting, and minor adjustments) on equipment in the work cell.
* Trains new and existing employees to effectively work within the department and instructs them in all facets of the work cell operation.
* Follows safety rules and keeps work cell area in a clean and orderly condition.
* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education, Skills, and Work Experience:

* A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent is required.
* A passing score on skills assessment administered by Federal Signal.
* Proficiency in basic computer skills.

Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Federal Signal Corporation, Joliet , Light Bar Assembly, Other , University Park, Illinois

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